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MSNBC
Feb 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
, what he wants to do with the navy. it strikes me as important, as well. if you could play that. >> the navy is an indispensable part of our security apparatus. first it is the one unobjectable power we have in the world. obviously, our balances of the asia pacific, persian gulf, we talked all day about iran, specifically iran in the persian gulf. you know we have the fifth fleet, and bahrain, two little battle groups in that small area. the flexibility, the agility, nuclear defense, all the capabilities are within the navy. so i am a strong supporter of advancing our navy technology and our efforts. and i will continue to do that if confirmed. >> now, that word re-balancing. that is an important word there. so what does it have to do with the navy? >> it has everything to do with it. everything that obama is trying to do in terms of grand u.s. national security strategy hinges on the navy in some way or another. we're talking about getting out of -- wars that seem to last forever. in the middle east and south asia and move towards where obama and now hagel is committing himself
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
at a remote gun range has killed two men. one was a former navy seal. >> just a terrible story. arrest.ave made an they are still trying to figure out exactly what led to the .eath .nterest answer has more -- navy sealghbor for his recordwn number of killed as a sniper, and this man were shot and glen roseurday in texas. a hunting guide found their bodies. , eddie raythis man up truckok piles pick and drove to his sisters house. it was there that ralph admitted kyles sister that he shot and littlefield. the sister called the police. a neighbor describes the scene. four shotgunske on them. i know, time passes, he starts down thees road. him.all take off after a short chase, they charged ralph who was with murder and is being held $3 million bond. four years in the and was unemployed at the time of the shooting. no word on a mosys. -- motive. kyle may have been helping he was killed. >> there has been some mention was auspects mother ,choolteacher, for a long time to mr. have reached out to try and help her son. x this is how friend and fellow -- cox travis talks remembers him. the man w
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
the death of a former navy seal. what we're learning about the suspected killer. >> the penalties drivers in virginia could soon be facing if they're caught texting and driving. >> is that my wedding dress? >> from the funny to the tearjerker, the best and worst of this year's super bowl ads. >>> it is 4:36 now. a chance of snow on the horizon. the changes you can expect in the forecast next with your weather and traffic on the 1s. >>> all eyes are now on to new jersey for super bowl xlviii. already. yesterday before super bowl xlvii, louisiana governor bobby jindal and new jersey governor chris christie met to pass the torch from the big easy to the garden state. he gave christy mardi gras masks and a themed football. next game will be played at met life stadium and first open air bowl to be played in a cold weather climate. it will be interesting to see which teams make it. >> i think it was 27 degrees super bowl time in new york. it will be interesting, you're right. >> get all bundled up. >> i wouldn't want to sit in the audience. watch it on tv. let's check our forecast as we approac
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
working to figure out were an iraq war veteran shot and killed a former navy seal over the weekend. the u.s. military confirmed eddie ralph served in the marines from 2006 to 2010 and is currently on reserve duty. he's accused of killing 38-year-old chris kyle and another man at a texas gun range saturday night. police believe ralph was unemploy and possibly mentally unstable snooimts my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some type of mental illness from being in the military himself. he was a marine for four years. and he may have been suffering from some complications from that. >> kyle was the most lethal sniper in american military history with 160 confirmed kills during his ten years in the u.s. navy. >>> we go to mexico now. developments there as officials confirm that 36 people are dead after an explosion at an oil company headquarters there. the attorney general in mexico says it's still too early to determine whether that blast was due to an attack, an accident or negligence. results from an investigation expected any day now. the panex building is the se
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
at this morning's top stories. >>> and new details in a case of a murdered former navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle, as we learn more about the ex-vet accused of killing him. as we learn more about the ex-vet accused of killing him. [ mom ] with my little girl, every food is finger food. so i can't afford to have germy surfaces. but after one day's use dishcloths can redeposit millions of germs. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to a fresh sheet of new bounty duratowel. look! a fresh sheet of bounty duratowel leaves this surface cleaner than a germy dishcloth, as this black light reveals. it's durable, cloth-like and it's 3 times cleaner. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to new bounty duratowel. the durable, cloth-like picker-upper. loose. why the street is extra dangerous for pedestrians. plus: finally free. the hostage ordeal ends for a young boy in alabama the dramatic ending and the unanswered questions about his captor. and putting on the breaks the bay area. how many billions of dollars are wasted by being stuck in traffic. join us for kpix 5 eyewitness news this morning... be
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am EST
at this morning's top stories. >>> and new details in a case of a murdered former navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle, as we learn more about the ex-vet accused of killing him. [ mom ] with my little girl, every food is finger food. so i can't afford to have germy surfaces. but after one day's use, dishcloths can redeposit millions of germs. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to a fresh sheet of new bounty duratowel. look! a fresh sheet of bounty duratowel leaves this surface cleaner than a germy dishcloth, as this black light reveals. it's durable, cloth-like and it's 3 times cleaner. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to new bounty duratowel. the durable, cloth-like picker-upper. >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., cloudy, 44 the high. atlanta, 62 the high, expect rain there. st. louis, partly sunny, 51 the high. denver, mostly sunny. seattle, rain, 48 the high. >>> and here's a look at this morning's top stories. the week-long hostage drama in midland city, alabama, is over. police stormed the underground bunker yesterday and rescued a 5-year-
FOX
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
>>> an american hero is dead. the former navy seal shot and killed at a gun rage. >> the gun debate heating up with mayors against illegal guns running an ad in the district. >> a benefiting on for a hearing impaired falls church mother and daughter lost in a fire nearly two weeks ago. thanks for joining us. i'm laura evans. >> i'm maureen umeh. let's start with a look at the forecast. here is a look look outside. we are dealing with bone chilling temperatures and some remnants of snow. the winter woes are not over yet. more snow could be on the way. fox 5 gwen tolbart is in the weather center with the first look at the forecast. >> you are right, it's bone chilling outside. temperatures are going to rise but a little later in the week. we have to deal with manage longer as well as more snow. we have light snow activity stretching from hagerstown to leesburg and toward the i-70 crow door. it's a -- corridor. it's a little bit of that system that pushes its way in the last few days, a series of clippers actually. clouds are in full force. you can see once again we are getting a burst
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 2:00am PST
. a former navy man watched his wife traumatic giffords watch his wife give testimony before. she was one of several people shot by deranged gunman. he tells fox news he believes there are responsibility solutions that can be taken. >> there are common sense things that we can do to make this country a lot safer. sun i have sal criminal background check, identifying the mentally ill and getting those records into the system. >> but kelly says while background checks kept guns from calling into the hands of people the national rifle association is against any effort to place new restrictions on guns including universal background check. it is paving the way for a battle. >> the criminals aren't going to comply with it. they can care less. you are not going to commute rise the mental health records. here's what is going to happen. you ought to stop it being called a universal check. >> just because they resist us doesn't mean we can't do anything. >> we will listen to them and make the right decision. >> and skoe the debate continues. the president going to minnesota about what he hopes to
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
of chris kyle. he was the u.s. navy sniper who became a legend in iraq. kyle, who was 38, was killed over the weekend at a firing range in texas apparently by another iraq war veteran. anna werner that has latest. >> reporter: chris kyle's marksman skills were so precise iraqi insurgents nicknamed him the devil of ramadi. his best selling book "american sniper" chronicled the former navy seal's mission to protect american soldiers. he spoke with cbs dallas station ktvt last year. >> my only regret is not being to save every guy. that's what keeps me up at night, but every shot i took i felt extremely justified. >> reporter: kyle felt his negotiation protect his comrades extended into civilian life. he often took troubled veterans to shooting ranges like this one south of dallas for a day of camaraderie and conversation. >> apparently mr. kyle works with people that are suffering from some issues from being in the military and this shooter is possibly one of those people. >> reporter: the suspect, eddie ray routh, is a former marine. police say he shot kyle and a friend, chad littlefield,
KRON
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm PST
deficit disorder. there is no word on exactly how the 65 year-old gunman died. >> a former navy seal sniper was one of two men killed at a shooting in a remote gun range in texas on saturday. chris kyle --known for his record number of kills as a sniper was shot and killed at a gun range in texas. veteran chad littlefield was also shot and killed. police say. eddie ray routh. admitted to shooting both men. after a short chase. police arrested routh. routh spent four years in the marines and was unemployed at the time of the shooting. investigators are still trying to figure out a motive. >> meantime. gun control returns to the spotlight. as president obama hits the road. trying to sell his plan to reduce gun violence in america. grant lodes is follwing this story. and tells us how the president is pushing his cause. grant? >> it almost seemed like mister obama was back on the campaign trail today. he flew to minneapolis.meeting with local government and law enforcement leaders. then the president spoke about ways to reduce gun violence.stressing universal background checks and a ban
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am PST
creatures that are already disappearing. >> absolutely. tell us about the other story. there is a u.s. navy ship wreck off the philippines. the military said it will chop it up, get it out of there. is that the right approach? can you tell us what's happening? >> another piece of bad news. a couple today. unfortunately this is a terrible tragedy. u.s. navy mine sweeper ran aground on a coral reef that happens to be a unesco world heritage site in the philippines. we have lost 25% of the world's coral reefs. another 25% is rapidly declining. for this type of activity to happen -- for a u.s. navy ship to run aground and destroy precious coral that takes thousands of years to grow is a tragedy and unconscionable. we don't knowle exactly what happened, why the ship ran aground. it hasn't happened for 40 years. the navy has a good safety record. at this point all they can do is cut up the ship. if they were to drag it off the reef it would cause more damage. they hope to go in with ship-bound cranes, cut up the ship which is mostly wood, lift it and remove it from the reef. i hope the navy will
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
. >>> the man suspected of killing a former navy seal was an iraq war veteran. eddie ralph served in the marine corps from 2006 to 2010 and is currently on reserve duty. he's accused of killing 38-year-old chris kyle and another man at a ex tex gun range saturday night. police say they arrested ralph a short time later and that his time in the military may have contributed to the deadly shooting. >> it's my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some type of mental illness from being in the military himself. i understand he was a marine for four years and may have been suffering from some complications from that. >> kyle was the most lethal sniper in american military history with 160 confirmed kills during his ten years in the u.s. navy. >> the funeral for former mayor of new york city ed koch will be held today. members of the israeli consul general, mayor bloomberg and president bill clinton are scheduled to speak. a new york city subway station will also be renamed in his honor. starting today the east 77th street and lexington station will be called mayor ed koch subwa
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
, training. mr. courtney: the navy has told us it will cancel maintence in on 23 ships, reduce flying hours by 55%. and reduce steaming days by 22%. the bipartisan policy center has warned us that a million jobs will be lost if sequester happens. what is the response of the majority party? the budget chair, mr. ryan, simply said, sequester is going to happen. we can't afford to lose those cuts. for the sake of our economy, for the sake of our national defense, we have to do better than that. congress must adopt the president's balanced budget and avoid the economic and military calamity, a calamity that can easily be avoided. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the speaker:: mr. speaker, president obama missed a great opportunity today to help our economy. this was supposed to be the day that the president submitted his budget to the congress. but it's not coming
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 2:05am EST
details about the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. and american sniper author chris kyle and his friend at a texas gun range on saturday. a sheriff in texas says the shooter, also an iraqi war vet, may have been suffering from some sort of mental illness, perhaps ptsd, post-traumatic stress disorder. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son. and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range, for some type of therapy. >> the suspect, eddie ray routh, is on suicide watch. he's held on $3 million bond facing two counts of capital murder. >>> and now to the state department, where there will be an official welcoming ceremony today for the new -- for the agency's new chief. john kerry took over from hillary clinton on friday, taking the oath of office at a private ceremony with supreme court justice elena kagan officiating. the new stret of state then spent the weekend making phone calls to foreign ministers from around the world. >>> well, browsing the internet on an ipad or laptop computer too close to bedtime could
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
's going to happen. one recently talked about the navy. we're going to have less ships. they're going to move less. they're going to train less. they're going to be maintained much less. therefore, they're not going to be able to deploy to respond to threats and project power as necessary. the constitution mandates providing for national defense and our military guarantor of our freedom. if we don't maintain that, everything else goes way. at the same time every veteran understands there is fat to be cut from the defense department. let's reform it. the nature of these sequester cuts is to take a meat ax to the budget. let's reform the defense budget and look at the largest drivers of our deficit in mandate spending programs those on the left end of the spectrum don't want to cut. >>brian: they took gates cuts and are going try to up them by $500 billion. leon panetta takes over from them. has the same fear. here's what he said yesterday on "meet the press." >> we've got a plan for that possibility because there are so many members saying we're going to let it take place, but i have t
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
navy as well. african americans served in the navy during the civil war as well but once again, all of these are models. they don't represent any one particular african-american. inside the rotunda of the capitol there is a bust of dr. martin luther king jr.. but this is washington. we like full size statues. we like to put them in the middle of the street where we have to drive in circles around them. so we are not going to count this either. so, where in washington, d.c. is the only statue of a real african-american man on public land, and as a bonus, we're in washington is the only statue of a real african-american woman? the answer is they are both in the same place, lincoln park. in the middle of lincoln park is a statue called freedom memorial. it's a statue of president lincoln with a freed slave at his feet. that is a real person named arthur alexander. >> technology, you know. let's back up one. am i doing this or is it doing it itself? there we go. i want to read you a little bit about the freedom memorial. >> lincoln park located between 11th and 13th streets frequented o
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm EST
to get out. the pictures all over social media tonight. this is inside the navy yard metro station standing room only on that platform and look at this photo outside that same station around the same time. the problems caused backups at the anacostia stop as well. fox 5's karen gray houston is sorting through the whole thing tonight. >> reporter: hey, brian, it was a crazy confused situation with a lot of frightened passengers. we're live across from the anacostia metro rail station because many of those angry green line riders figured out that they could get off the train, walk through the tunnel and they came out up here. [ sirens ] >> reporter: d.c. fire trucks and ambulances converged on the anacostia and navy yard stations in the middle of the evening rush hour. there was smoke in the tunnel. metro called firefighters. power was cut to two trains. that left a lot of riders stuck. >> next thing we know, the train conductor got over the airways stating that it was a fire on one of the tracks and metro is speedily working to get it together. >> reporter: tamara phelps was trav
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am EST
position the bottom of a strategically important chain of islands that could block the chinese navy from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them marley seriously. and we are -- particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict. do i think it'd be a war? no. on the other hand, the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader china relationship, and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the long game. i think that
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am EST
was a navy corpsman, and my experience is that e7, e8, e9 ratings, chief petty officer to master chief, those ratings tend to run the outfit that i have been involved in. we have had officers who have come aboard our ship, junior officers, and the chiefs were the ones who kind of took them in hand and showed them the ropes about how to operate. i think having an enlisted man with that kind of experience will be helpful as far as the defense department is concerned. he will know what the enlisted man is facing on the ground. that is all i have to say right now. host: in fact, here is a picture of chuck hagel in vietnam in 1968. this is in the "financial times" this morning. "hagel nomination debate revise vietnam coasts." "with the election of mr. obama, who was 14 when the war ended, the u.s. appeared to have escaped the deficit legacy of vietnam that clouded politics for generations. if mr. hagel is confirmed, the three most prominent figures apart from the president in the countries foreign policy debates -- mr. kerry in the state department, mr. hagel at the pentagon, and mr. mccain, will
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
that could be used to, basically, block the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. now, do i think it would be a war? no. on the other hand, the tensions and the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean that this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader, broader china relationship. and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the l
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
to other people. >>gretchen: other stories: the former marine accused of killing former navy seal is under watch right now. he was taken to a psychiatric hospital in september after threatening to kill himself and his family. >> he debate -- didn't talk to nobody. he would give you a dirty look all the taoeufplt one of those people you don't want to hang out with. >>gretchen: chris lived by a professional motto: it is our duty to serve those who serve us and he died honoring this creed. we're hearing from passengers in that deadly bus crash in california. the brakes went out as the bus went down a mountain road. passengers called 911. seven people died. dozens were hurt including an 11-year-old whose mother did not survive. >> we knew we were going to wake up. she asked my mom? i have to give a reason for my sister. >>gretchen: records show the bus company failed more than one-third of its federal safety inspections; some cases for brake and tire problems. >> the lead singer of a 1960's rock band the trog has passed away. ♪ wild thing ♪ you make ♪ my heart sing >>gretchen: he was fam
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 1:00am PST
in the united states navy. he served in vietnam, where pretty famously he was awarded three purple hearts and a silver star and a bronze star. before he was the senator from the great state of texas, before he was a lawyer, ted cruz, on the other hand, went to princeton, and then went to harvard law school, where he did very well in school. it was therefore pretty breathtaking when senator ted cruz voiced his opposition to both senator kerry's nomination at the state department and to the nomination of chuck hagel to run the defense department. chuck hagel received two purple hearts in vietnam and walks around every day with shrapnel in his chest. it was pretty remarkable when we heard the reason why senator ted cruz says that those two wounded combat veterans are not going to get his vote in the senate. >> we've got two pending nominations, john kerry, chuck hagel. both of whom are very prominently anti-us. less than ardent fans of the u.s. military. >> they don't love the military. not like he does. he is the junior senator from texas. there are no medals for a declaration like that, bu
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am EST
accused of killing a former navy seal and his friend is on suicide watch. officials in texas say ready ray routh shot chris kyle, author of the best selling book american sniper and chad littlefield. he's become increasingly aggressive with the jailers and were forced to use a stun gun on him. it happened at a shooting range. it's believed that the shooting stemmed from an argument over kyle's truck. >>> we're learning that the daughter of the late u.s. senator strom thurman has died. she announced in 2003 that she was the daughter of thurmond. the former presidential candidate who supported segregati segregation. she was 22 at the time. she kept her father's identity a secret until he died. she worked as a teacher in los angeles for years. she was a mother of four children and was 87 years old. >>> arizona senator john mccain is under fire this morning for what some are calling a racist tweet. mccain tweeted about mahmoud ahmadinejad saying he wanted to be the first iranian in space. he wrote "wasn't he there just last week" referring to the country launching a rocket with a monkey into s
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
took veterans to the gun range as a form of therapy. >>> the site where navy seals killed osama bin laden in pakistan will your honor into an amusement park. the tourism office says there's plans to build a $30 million park on the former compound. it would include a zoo, water sports, restaurants, miniature golf and other recreational activities. crews demolished the compound in northern pakistan where he hid for six years before his death. the park is expected to open in five years. >>> all right will, guys. a very good reason to not sit in front of tv after work tonight. >>> plus, what investigators saw that helped make the difficult decision to raid an underground bunker where a little boy was held hostage. >> a little break from the bitter cold. weather and traffic on the 1s ahead. >>> if it wasn't impressive enough, new information approximate this jump from the edge of space. that make us whoe ken jeong: it's not just what's on the outside yvette nicole brown: it's what's inside that really counts alison sweeney: so get to know the people around you ann curry: you'll see all t
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
is dead. and his suspected killer is in custody. >> police in texas say former navy seal chris kyle who wrote the book american sniper was gunned down at a shooting range. another man was also fatally shot. >> reporter: the loss of chris kyle known as the u.s. military's most lethal sniper to a fatal gunshot wound has stunned the military community where he was reextraordinary for his skilled and hero six service. he wrote the best selling autobiography american sniper published by harper collins which is owned by the same parent company as fox newschannel. the story details his 150 plus kills of insurgents. kyle and another man were both killed at the rough creek lodge roughly 50 miles west of ft. worth, texas. at excused shooter is believed to be a troubled former soldier now in custody. texas authorities say 25-year- old ready ray ruth of lancaster is believed to have shot the victims. a 911 call reporting the deaths didn't come in until hours later. a moat river for the shootings remains unclear but wffa channel 8 is reporting that ruth suffered from post traumatic stress disorder.
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 6:00am EST
sequestration that guts our military and navy fleet and guts our marine corps and army in a a way we can't afford in a dangerous world. at the same time we have to recognize we better get our spending under control. dod can contribute to that by cutting fat. being smarter how it spends the dollars it does have. ultimately we have got to find courage in washington to get it under control. >> you mentioned gutting our fleet. what's going to happen in something happens in north north korea. >> let's ships, training, and therefore less deploimentsd. these carrier groups are not going to be able to get out to be where they need to be and do what they need to do if they don't have the money on the front end. that is what you will see down the line. navy project power. 70% of the world is water. 80% live near water. this is how america projects power. if we allow i'm an army guy. we need our navy. and we need it strong and ability to project and cutting it and gutting it, we cannot afford it in this dangerous world today. >> all right, pete. thank you so much. we have to leave it there who are
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
coming in to the battle. and next to him, there's lord french. we've got the-- the navy is next and there is admiral beatty, and that one is the other admiral, that's jellicoe. and the next one along who's that? that's the prime minister. there's david lloyd george. and what's it say? shell out. because he wants you to raise money for the cause of the war. then we've got to have the king himself and there he is, the most splendid of all, i think. and there is george v, proudly sitting on a throne with gilded lions and holding the globe with the british empire on it. i mean, they're very patriotic things, aren't they? very. and very much in the old traditions of toby jugs. they're humorous and amusing. but their faces are so good. i mean, that's one of the last one in the series and we've got-.that's general botha, the south african. he's the one which no one can remember and was the hardest to get. because he was less well known, and that's perhaps the rarest one. can you remember what your father paid for it? well, i doubt he paid more than... i don't know, ma
Current
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
this story. it is very sad. ex-navy sniper, another vet killed at texas gun range. former navy seal known for a record number of sniper killings was shot dead at a texas gun range at the hands of a fellow military veteran. chris kyle, the author of the best selling american sniper and chris were gunned down on the ground there in texas. >> deliberately? >> stephanie: yes. >> wow. so sad. >> stephanie: not a gun-free zone wayne lapierrre just fyi, the gun range. all right. the president, by the way oh, dear god rick perry said that the boy scouts who keep their no gay policy, he would like -- to not continue to not be allowed to play any of our reindeer games. >> this is why rick perry's approval ratings in texas are in the crapper. oops. >> stephanie: they're in the oops range. he emphatically said saturday the boy scouts of america should not soften its no gays policy and suggested bending the organization to the winds of popular culture is wrong. he said failure to adhere to the organization's core values was a cause for high rates of teen pregnancy. [ scooby-doo's "huh?" ] because the
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
naval career flying aircraft to the u.s. navy. about 10 years ago, i transitioned over to academia. where i had an out standing opportunity to go to school where i specialize in middle eastern history. >> host: now an author, "the politics and security of the gulf" is the name of your book. that's a big topic, isn't it? >> guest: yes, it is. the united states has been involved in three hot wars. it is a big topic that needs to be discussed and investigated. which is part of the reason why we took on this topic. >> host: where you begin talking about united states involvement? >> guest: the u.s. involvement in the middle east goes further back. we are specifically looking at the persian gulf. it really is world war ii when we get involved in a big way. >> host: why is that? >> guest: surprisingly it does not have to do directly with a whale. it marked entry into the united states for two reasons. one is to provide a secure pathway for supplies to the soviet russian allies in their quest to defeat the germans. the persian gulf represented one pathway through a back channel of persia
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 4:30pm EST
forces initiative. a marine sergeant in the reserve and in working for the navy. good afternoon again. my question is, do you think were at risk of the same mistake we saw after vietnam and using the expertise with this potential sequester on the possibility of moving operations funding and the hard expertise of our special operators? >> yeah, we are. first, the defense budget is coming down and it needs to come down a lot. the defense budget has gotten huge and based upon the nations finances, we've got to bring it down, but the process is underway. people sometimes talk about what needs than 3% or 4% of gdp for defense. that's a approach. you need to spend as much on defense is a need to defend yourself, but no more and i think they're working on that. the sequester is completely different. sequestered was designed to be something so unpalatable that sane people would never let it happen. [laughter] we confuse the last part because what happens is that the sequester in 2013 and don't think the decision until early spring, they only have the rest of the fiscal year to execute that code w
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Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
town where u-s navy seals killed the al- qaida leader back in 2011. the private venture will have a zoo. water sports. and a mini-golf course. it will take several years to complete. the actual compound where bin laden was hiding out was an incredible discovery in scientists say a skull unearthed in central england is that of "richard the third." the notorious king was killed in battle back in the 1400's. shakespeare wrote of him as a hunchback. he's been missing until now. his remains were found under a parking lot. archeologists know its him because of his d-n-a and his crooked spine. (music) 0ñ@Ñ >> beyonce releases big news after her impressive half- time gig. plus, the grammy awards add some heavy-hitting performers. carl azeus has today's hollywood minute. beyonce gave a amazing performance. it was perfect for the announcement of a world tour. the first tour in more than three years in april in europe it will make its weight to los angeles june 28th. the last tour was number one. the music's biggest night just got bigger the recording saying that rhianna and sting will perform t
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Feb 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
governor, who is openly gay. there's a hispanic who was a former navy s.e.a.l. and has been in the financial sectors for 15 years. there's also former governor weld. we have good candidates. i think you're going to see them come in and filing now. this is a special election. anything can happen in a special election, as scott brown himself shows. >> we don't know what's going to happen. we don't know the democratic candidate may be. what do you think? >> first of all, i applaud senator brown for his decision to step aside, so to speak. i do believe that this seat will now lean democratic for obvious reasons. it is a blue state. the democratic party is much stronger today than it was two years ago and i also believe that duval patrick made a good decision with the interim person that will free up the democratic party that put all of its resources in securing a seat for the special election. there's no question that running for senate is a costly endeavor and with ed markey and perhaps mr. lynch, we'll have a vigorous primary but the democrats are united in massachusetts and w
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Feb 5, 2013 11:00am PST
. wait until you hear exactly what he's doing next. >>> plus, the place where navy s.e.a.l.s killed osama bin laden is now turning into an amusement park. yep. (announcer) at scottrade, our clients trade and invest exactly how they want. with scottrade's online banking, i get one view of my bank and brokerage accounts with one login... to easily move my money when i need to. plus, when i call my local scottrade office, i can talk to someone who knows how i trade. because i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade. awarded five-stars from smartmoney magazine. >>> some of the hottest stories in a flash, rapid fire. roll it. first up here, florida judge has turned down a request to delay the june trial for george zimmerman. you know the story, he's the man charged with second degree murder for the death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. zimmerman's defense attorneys wanted more time to prepare, saying prosecutors have taken some time to turn over evidence. but the judge pointed out the trial is four months away, denied the request. >>> just in to us
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 1:00am EST
to block the navy from moving into the western pacific. they have been a source of daily confrontations between japan and china. you have two new administrations. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. i have not talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. we are one incident away from a major conflict between japan and china. do i think there will be a war? no. the tensions in both countries mean this would not be an easy area to solve. whoever backs down, either before or after conflict will lose an enormous amount of credibility. both sides know that. that is why they are moving forward. the third thing is managing this broader relationship. here is where i will get back to what danny said. this is the long game. despite the missteps' you see in china over the past couple of years, where sun sought -- sunshine diplomacy was revealed to the inside and iron fist and a velvet glove, the territorial disputes in the south china sea and east china sea, the pressure being put on taiwan, means china has not fundamentally recalculated its strategic interests. i think you
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Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
pasta and the navy makes siti and air force makes lasgna and air force makes mac and cheese. all three are pasta dishes but all are completely different. what we need to go forward, is see how the services implement the changes. would the reports come in on may 15th. what are the units they're asking exceptions for and are their parallels in different services and objections they're raised and different types of things. when we talk about execution that really needs to be where eyes are looking now, really moving away from last wednesday and going forward. >> absolutely. excellent point. michelle, a final comment. i'm sorry, doctor. >> i'm interested in hearing everyone else. i didn't prepare anything in final say. i'm honored and humbled to be sitting at this table and in this room. >> thank you. i would like to thank the panel very much for their participation and very insightful thoughts. it will be a challenging period ahead. certainly a lot to think about as we move forward and for repeal of the combat exclusion policy. thank you very much. [applause] >> we were expecting to bring
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